February 8th, 1950

February 8th, 1950, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 39 of 1950. The decade was the 1950s.

70 years, 5 months and 0 days have passed since February 8th, 1950.

On This Date

Events that occurred on February 8th, 1950:

  • The Stasi is formed in East Germany.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 70 years, 5 months and 0 days have passed since February 8th, 1950.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 1950.
  • Leap Year: 1950 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 8th, 1950, will be 70 years of age.
  • People born in 1950 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.

Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 8th, 1950:

  • January 12th, 1950: 64 people die after a British submarine collides with the Swedish oil tanker Divina.
  • January 17th, 1950: The "Great Brink's Robbery" takes place when armed robbers steal $2.7 million from the Brink's Building in Boston.
  • January 21st, 1950: English novelist George Orwell passes away.
  • January 31st, 1950: US President Harry Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb.
  • February 2nd, 1950: Celebrity scandal: Actress Ingrid Bergman gives birth to an illegitimate child after having an affair with Italian director Roberto Rossellini.
  • February 15th, 1950: Walt Disney releases the animated film Cinderella.
  • February 23rd, 1950: The 1950 United Kingdom general election is held, with Labour winning a slim majority.
  • March 8th, 1950: The first Volkswagen Type 2 is produced.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 8th, 1950, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1950 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 8th, 1950 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1950 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1950.

"Looney Tunes"

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of February:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on February 8th, 1950.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 8th, 1950 was probably conceived around the 1st of May, 1949. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 8th, 1950 is the 18th of November, 1950. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 8th, 1950.

  • 25,719 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,222,118,000 seconds have passed since the February 8th, 1950.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,592,471,000 times.
  • Since February 8th, 1950, earth has travelled approximately 1,146,612,888,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 370,353,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 191,102,148 steps. That's about 84,934 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,665,416 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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